a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek (bibliography ); on this model, used in the formation of compound words with the meaning “book” (bibliophile ), and sometimes with the meaning “Bible” (bibliolatry, on the model of idolatry ).

< Latin < Greek, combining form of biblíon; see Bible Unabridged
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combining form
indicating book or books: bibliography; bibliomania
[from Greek biblion book]

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from Gk. biblio-, comb. form of biblion "book" (see Bible).
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